Tuition & Fees

At Tallulah Falls School, tuition provides only part of the cost of educating a student. The difference between tuition and total cost is made up through the philanthropic donations of the Lettie Pate Evans Foundation, our endowment, and other annual funds and contributions. Additionally, our need-based financial aid program provides tuition assistance for qualified students.

Tallulah Falls School offers a unique tuition freeze program. While the school's base tuition rate may increase over time, each student's base tuition rate remains fixed and frozen at the point of entry. Additionally, the same base tuition rate is extended to siblings who enroll in the future. However, students who receive financial aid must reapply for assistance annually.

Tuition covers instruction, a laptop, books, laboratory equipment and materials, athletic privileges, most art supplies, music and drama instruction, room & board for boarding students, lunch for day students, and some off-campus activities and trips.


2022-23 Tuition Rates

  • Day Student: $13,250
  • US Resident Boarding Student: $38,850
  • International Boarding Student: $50,000



Domestic Students:

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  • Full Pay due June 1 with 5% discount
  • Semester pay due June 1 and December 1
  • Monthly payment plan, ACH Only, ($250 fee) up to 10 months (June 1-March 1) dependent on contract completion date


International Students:

Full payment due June 1st via Flywire.  


Mandatory Fees - 2022-23

Mandatory Activity Fee- $150 

This fee is paid by all students for activities that occur throughout the year i.e. student center games, open gym, lake activities, Y-Camp activities, special foods/treats, socials/dances, Prom, pool activities etc. Graded and weekend trips are an additional cost and billed separately. 

Yearbook Fee- $50 

This fee is paid by all students unless you request for it to be removed from your account. If it is removed from your account, your student will not receive a yearbook at the end of the year. 

Middle School Trip Fees 

5th Grade 1st Semester-$240 

Cherokee, NC, Georgia Aquarium, Dollywood, Zoo Atlanta 

5th Grade 2nd Semester- $160 

North Carolina Temperate Rainforest tour/ snow tubing trip, Gwinett Stripers Baseball Game 

6th Grade 1st Semester- $180 

Nantahala River Rafting, N. Georgia Zoo & Glo Crest Dairy, College Football Hall of Fame

6th Grade 2nd Semester- $ 170 

Ruby Mining & Hiking, Pigeon Forge 

7th Grade 1st Semester- $590 

3 Day Chattanooga Trip, Alliance Theater Trip 

7th Grade 2nd Semester- $50 

Medieval Times 

8th Grade 1st Semester- $40 

Woodlands Camp Day Retreat 

8th Grade 2nd Semester- $780 

5 Day Georgia Coast Trip (St. Simons, Savannah, Jekyll Island) 

Upper School Mid-Mester Week Trips 

9th Grade Trip- $950 

Florida Space Coast (Kennedy Space Center, Marineland, St. Augustine) 

10th Grade Trip- $920 

Charleston- (Boone Hall, Historic Charleston, Patriots Point) 

11th Grade Trip- $TBD 

College Visit Trip 

12th Grade Trip- $TBD 

12th grade has the option of various trip locations and price points which have been sent to all parents and students. They are able to choose their trip or they may choose to use their mid mester week to participate in a job shadowing or internship instead. 

12th Grade 2nd Semester- $160 

Highlands Aerial Park

Transportation Fees 

Day Student Shuttle- $400 one semester/$800 whole year 

Airport Shuttle at School Break- $78 one way/ $156 round trip 

Indian Trail Shuttle at School Break- $48 one way/ $96 round trip 

Special Airport Transportation (anything outside of our normally scheduled airport times)- $300 

This fee applies to any times outside of our normal transportation times to the airport. 

Boarding Student Fees 

Medical- To Be Determined 

Please note that you will be billed for copays, medications, lab work, x-rays, covid tests and any other items that insurance does not cover. These charges will be due upon receipt. 

Special Medical Transportation-$100 

Transportation to orthodontist, oral surgeon, dentist, etc. Unless the trip is deemed an emergency by the school nurse a fee will be applied to medical visits that are considered routine and can be addressed while a student is home on a break. 

Summer Storage Fees-$150 

Each international student is provided 2 complimentary bins for storage. However, our storage space is limited and students needing to store more than 2 bins are charged $150 per bin. 

Christmas/End of School Hotel Stay- $100 

Late Pick-Up Fee at Breaks- $78 

This fee is assessed when a parent or guardian is late to pick up their student for a school break. 

Lost Key-$ 10 

Lost Key Card- $10 

Room Damage- Charge To Be Determined Dependent Upon Scope of Damage 

End of Year Room Cleaning- To Be Determined 

This fee will be charged if your student does not leave their room in the condition in which it was at move-in in August.